Felony charges


Felony charges were filed during the past week against the following individuals by Prosecuting Attorney Kyle Hunter of the 11th Judicial District-West, which includes Jefferson and Lincoln counties. Listed is the name and address of the defendants, the charges filed against them, investigating agency and the bond amount set.

NOTE: Abbreviations for investigating agencies are as follows: Pine Bluff Police Department (PBPD), Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO), White Hall Police Department (WHPD), University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Police Department (UAPB), Redfield Police Department (RPD), Altheimer Police Department (APD), Prosecuting Attorney’s Office (PA), Arkansas State Police (ASP), Tri-County Drug Task Force (TCDTF), Star City Police Department (SCPD), Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO), Arkansas Department of Workforce Services (ADWS), Arkansas Game & Fish Commission (G&F), Arkansas Highway Police (AHP), Gould Police Department (GPD).

Oct. 29 — Nov. 2, 2012

Edward Roper, 880 Hillcrest Road, Dumas, non-support, ADFA, $19,315.35

Marcus Tensley, 201 N. Arkansas St., Gould, possession of a schedule VI controlled substance with purpose to deliver, use or possession of paraphernalia to manufacture etc., controlled substance (not methamphetamine/cocaine), PBPD, $5,000;

Demetrius Eason, 2202 W. 10th Ave., Pine Bluff, felon in possession of a firearm, JCSO, $1,500;

Marques D. Lee, 1502 W. 2nd Ave., Pine Bluff, forgery, two counts theft of property, fraudulent use of a credit or debit card, PBPD, $5,000;

Lawrence David Hoover Jr., 5608 Carbon St., Pine Bluff, theft of property, first-degree criminal mischief, JCSO, $5,000;

Merrico Jackson, 2803 Kimberly St., Pine Bluff, rape, JCSO, $50,000;

Christopher Brewer, ADC Cummins Unit, kidnapping, aggravated assault, ASP, $150,000 cash only;

Curtis D. Reese Jr., ADC Tucker, second-degree escape, ASP, $500,000 cash only;

James B. Ryan, ADC Tucker, second-degree escape, ADC, $500,000 cash only;

Richard Key Jr., 1303 Orange St., Pine Bluff, commercial burglary, first-degree criminal mischief, PBPD, $25,000 cash only;

Christopher Branch, 1207 E. 8th Ave., Pine Bluff, commercial burglary, first-degree criminal mischief, PBPD, $25,000 cash only;

Leon Brazell, 1107 W. 11th Ave., Pine Bluff, furnishing prohibited articles, JCSO, $50,000;

David D. Tiger, 8227 Highway 46 north, Sheridan, residential burglary, fleeing on foot, PBPD, $25,000;

Travis Cole, 3901 Robin Hood Lane, second offense third-degree domestic battery, PBPD, $25,000;

Lincoln County

David N. Yarberry, 1086 Gateway Road, Star City, first-degree murder, possession of a controlled substance methamphetamine, resisting arrest, LCSO, $250,000;

Jeffery Pennington, 262 Marias Saline Road, Crossett, fourth offense DWI, SCPD, $10,000.